DT Skipping Stones Design | Tip/Technique Hop #2


Hi crafty friends,

welcome to our second Skipping Stones Design Tip/Technique Hop. Today each DT member will share a technique, tip or suggestion for creating or organizing. You should have arrived from the Skipping Stones Design Blog. We hope you'll find lots of inspiration while hopping along (see the complete link list at the bottom of this post). For your chance to be a random winner of a Skipping Stones Design stamp set simply leave a comment at each stop of the hop.

With my card I'm showing you how easy and quick you can create a background with the help of a stencil. And I also turned a solid stamp image into a metallic embellishment.

At first I sponged two turquoise tones of Dye Inks («Sea Glass» and «Mali Blue» from Simon Says Stamp) through the Tim Holtz «Doily» Stencil and created a light gradient. Then I stamped the sentiment from the Heartsong 2 stamp set in VersaMark and heat embossed it in silver.

I also heat embossed the silhouette bird from the Garden Stamp Kiss set with the same silver embossing powder. But this time I repeated the heat embossing two times to get a more raised image. Then I fussy cut my little birdie and adhered it with small 3D foam pads. To finish my card I added some rhinestones.

If you get lost along the way here is the line-up of all the hop participants:

Skipping Stones Design Blog
—> that's me
Martha Lucia
Lee Ann

Make sure you leave a comment below and now hop over to see what Deanne created!

Thank you so much for stopping by! Enjoy your weekend!

Kommentare :

Kris B hat gesagt…

Beautiful card! The background is stunning! Love the simple design!

Jan from Long Island hat gesagt…

Gorgeous background on a beautiful card!

scrAPpamondo hat gesagt…

Wow! Great tip! Thanks so much!! Love this bird, it seems really a charm! Your background is very pretty!

Giovana Smith hat gesagt…

It's beautiful, Anja!!

Coralynn Murray hat gesagt…

So pretty, I love the colours!

SHartl hat gesagt…

What a pretty background! I have to admit that I never stencil but now I think I might have to give it a try

Teresa Kline hat gesagt…

so very pretty Anja, I luv the gorgeous background!

sparkle & shine *~*

Christine hat gesagt…

Love the sweet bird and the gorgeous stenciled background. Thanks for the inspiration!

Tracy hat gesagt…

Beautiful! I love the combo of the blues with the silver. So pretty. Hugs!

Teresa Doyle hat gesagt…

Oh Anja, your card is so pretty!

CraftyPaws hat gesagt…

Beautiful soft coloring! Love it! tfs and inspiring! Hugs, Kristina

Janis hat gesagt…

Absolutely gorgeous!!!!! Love the stenciled background and the elegant silver bird.
<3 J

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Deanne @ Three Trees hat gesagt…

Such beautiful soft colours - love!

Deanne :)

l rekroc hat gesagt…

This is just stunning!

Rebecca Yahrling hat gesagt…

Your card is just so sweet! Love the birdie. And love that stencil (I have it, too!).

Nana Griffin hat gesagt…

Very lovely card idea. The bird is so cool looking.

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